The Director of the Ghana Health Service has disclosed that the country has recorded 427 new cases of the novel coronavirus.
This brings the country’s total to 5,127 from 4,700 recorded in the last update.
According to Dr Patrick Aboagye, 277 of the new cases were recorded on May 9, 160 on May 10 and the rest on May 11.
He revealed that 307 of the new cases recorded are from the Ashanti Region, out of which 272 are from Obuasi.
Speaking Tuesday at a press briefing on the coronavirus situation, he stated that there have not been any new recoveries.
However, 130 people are awaiting their second test results which would determine whether they are virus-free or not.
Also, the coronavirus related deaths still stand at 22.
These bring the number of active cases to 4,611.
Dr Patrick Aboagye added that 26 districts in Accra have recorded the coronavirus cases.
Among the 26, Tema, Korle Klottey, Accra Metro and Katamanso have been identified as the hotspots areas with high number of recorded cases.